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Sample of Sumerian writing

Sumerian Cuneiform on a clay tablet. From Shuruppak or Abu Salabikh, Iraq, ca…

Star of UR - Babylonian 8 pointed star of Ishtar Astarte

Star of UR - Babylonian 8 pointed star of Ishtar Astarte

Star of Ur Amulet Dating back to 2000 BC, the eight-pointed star was discovered as a seal within the ruins of the ancient city of Ur. There it was the symbol of the Goddess Inanna,

The oldest document in world history is a clay tablet created by the Sumerians, a people that lived in Ancient Mesopotamia, modern day Iraq, in 3,300 B.C. More: http://bigpicturehistory.com/what-is-the-oldest-document-in-world-history/

Letter sent by the high-priest Lu’enna to the king of Lagash (maybe Urukagina), informing him of his son’s death in combat, c. 2400 BC, found in Telloh (ancient Girsu) Source: Louvre Museum.

3100-2900 BCE, Uruk, the oldest written tablets in Mesopotamia. This fits well with some Sumerian legends that make this town the invention of writing.

BCE, Uruk, the oldest written tablets in Mesopotamia. Some Sumerian legends purport this town invented writing.

one of the earliest forms of writing - Sumerian account of grain, bread, beer, butter and oil.  3,200 BCE

one of the earliest forms of writing - Sumerian account of grain, bread, beer, butter and oil.

Evolution of Greeting Cards

Administrative tablet with cylinder seal impression of a male figure, hunting dogs, and boars, BCE Jemdet Nasr period (Uruk III script) Mesopotamia Clay

Our Replica of the Phaistos Disc...Discovered in 1908, the Phaistos Disc is a disk of fired clay from the Minoan palace of Phaistos on the Greek island of Crete, possibly dating to the middle or late Minoan Bronze Age. It is about 6 in. in diameter and covered on both sides with a spiral of stamped symbols. Its purpose and meaning, and even its original geographical place of manufacture, remain disputed, making it one of the most famous mysteries of archaeology.

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Babylonian School Tablet with Sumerian Cuneiform 2.75W

Babylonian School Tablet with Sumerian Cuneiform 2.75W

Babylonian School Tablet with Sumerian Cuneiform. This type of table is called a bun or lentil and was used for teaching students to write.

Sumerian Texts 2- Deities names...star symbol Akkadien cuneiform

Sumerian Texts: Do These Tablets Reveal Secrets About Alien Life?

The Earliest Autograph Signatures (Circa 3,100 BCE)    A pictographic list of titles and professions in ancient Sumeria (top), with the scribe's signature on the reverse side (bottom.) (View Larger)    Pictographic lexical lists written in ancient Sumerian pictographic script on clay tablets are the earliest literature known, and also the earliest known evidence of school and learning.

The Earliest Autograph Signatures (Circa BCE) A pictographic list of titles and professions in ancient Sumeria (top), with the scribe's signature on the reverse side (bottom.

ca. 3,200 BCE. Sumerian Tablet, Uruk. an intermediate form of writing with pictographs, a grid and wedges for numbers  which later developed into cuneiform in Mesopotamia.

Sumerian Proto-cuneiform tablet with pictograms of the Near East, Mesopotamia Uruk period IV 3500 BCE

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The Sumerian creation tales not only tell about the creation of man, but also…

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I have traveled to many places and learned much about symbols and since I was a child, I've LOVEEDDDD symbolic languages. These resonate with me so strong; simple yet hold deep meaning and ancient memories.

Babylonian terracotta brick stamp, Inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkade, builder of Enlil’s temple.” Nipur, Iraq

Sumerian terracotta brick stamp inscribed “Shar-kali-sharri, king of Akkad, builder of Enlil’s temple. The ruler of the Akkadian Dynasty also built temples in Babylon (near Bagdad).

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